The emerald furrow bee, Halictus smaragdulus Vachal, 1895, native to the western Palaearctic, is recorded from the Upper Hunter Valley region, New South Wales, Australia. Halictus Latreille is a genus previously unknown in Australia. The bee is well established in the area and has been observed visiting flowers of exotic plants, including Galenia pubescens - a declared noxious weed.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|